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18 Feb 2018 | 3:59 pm

In Cambodia, there's a price on childhood - Regina Leader-Post


Regina Leader-Post

In Cambodia, there's a price on childhood
Regina Leader-Post
Pushed by faith-based and non-governmental organizations as well as celebrities such as Angelina Jolie and the formidable Somaly Mam, who was a child sex slave in Cambodia, other Western governments such as the United States, Australia and Britain have ...

15 Feb 2018 | 3:30 am

'It's not about one woman': A young Australian's fight to end sex trafficking - ABC Online


'It's not about one woman': A young Australian's fight to end sex trafficking
ABC Online
They were one of only a handful who did. "We had been to Cambodia at least twice a year. We did reporting. We had done everything a good charity does to ensure the transparency of their partners," Ms Lorenzo says. "I was willing to resign if we did not ...

27 Nov 2017 | 10:39 pm

The Beginning and End of Press Freedom in Cambodia - International Policy Digest


International Policy Digest

The Beginning and End of Press Freedom in Cambodia
International Policy Digest
With the closure of the The Cambodia Daily, Cambodia is losing its only true independent paper of record.

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26 Sep 2017 | 4:33 pm

Whatever happened to… Somaly Mam? - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Whatever happened to… Somaly Mam?
Southeast Asia Globe
The Together1heart Facebook page mixes stories of traumatic rapes endured by young Cambodian women with video messages from celebrities such as Susan Sarandon urging donors to “make the imaginary world that's free of slavery a reality”, along with ...

24 Apr 2017 | 6:25 am

Somaly Mam shoots for redemption with 'new' organization - Devex


Devex

Somaly Mam shoots for redemption with 'new' organization
Devex
This is the conundrum that the infamous anti-trafficking champion finds herself in as she embarks on a new journey for redemption with the establishment of a new organization called the New Somaly Mam Fund. While it took some time for the Cambodian ...

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26 Jan 2015 | 10:14 am

Somaly Mam Foundation Closes - Newsweek


Newsweek

Somaly Mam Foundation Closes
Newsweek
The Somaly Mam Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to combating sex trafficking in Cambodia, has “officially ceased all operations, ended all grant funding and permanently closed [its] doors,” the foundation announced in a statement October ...
Somaly Mam Foundation Closes DownThe Cambodia Daily
Somaly Mam foundation shuts downThe Phnom Penh Post
Somaly Mam Foundation finally shuts downDevex

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20 Oct 2014 | 5:28 pm

Cambodia Won't Let Somaly Mam Start New NGO - Newsweek


Newsweek

Cambodia Won't Let Somaly Mam Start New NGO
Newsweek
Her foundation, the Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF), had already launched an independent third-party investigation in April, and Mam resigned from the SMF at the end of May, according to the foundation's website. Shortly afterward, the SMF stopped all of ...

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3 Oct 2014 | 5:16 pm

Who's Telling The Truth About Somaly Mam? A Smashed Icon, A Media Brawl—and a Comeback - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Who's Telling The Truth About Somaly Mam? A Smashed Icon, A Media Brawl—and a Comeback
Daily Beast
Yet that is exactly what is happening, as the venerable newsmagazine and the glossy women's monthly duke it out over the biographical particulars of Somaly Mam, a glamorous, charismatic, and celebrated anti-sex-trafficking activist with a murky ...

19 Sep 2014 | 5:32 am

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story - The Guardian


The Guardian

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story
The Guardian
Newsweek interviewed "childhood acquaintances, teachers and local officials" in the village where Mam grew up, who contradicted her story. The story also points to instances when Mam confused details of her own story, including how many years she spent ...
Sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation after book probeLos Angeles Times
NYT's Nicholas Kristof should drop everything, audit his Cambodia workWashington Post
Cambodian sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid allegations she distorted her pastNEWS.com.au
Huffington Post -Esquire -Guardian Liberty Voice
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30 May 2014 | 12:37 pm

Cambodian anti-trafficking campaigner Somaly Mam exposed as fraud - The Independent


The Independent

Cambodian anti-trafficking campaigner Somaly Mam exposed as fraud
The Independent
A Cambodian woman who for many years was the face of the country's campaign against sex trafficking has resigned from the foundation that carries her name after allegations were made that parts of her often-told story were untrue. Somaly Mam, whose ...
Activist Resigns Amid Charges of FabricationNew York Times
Somaly Mam And The Cult of Glamourized VictimhoodDaily Beast
Why would Somaly Mam quit her own sex-trafficking foundation?Washington Post
TIME -The Cambodia Daily -Straits Times
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29 May 2014 | 12:10 pm